Sage 18U Kelly is a first year 18U team. Moving up from a successful year at 16U (37-17-2), the team added four talented players to complement its strong core players.
Sage 18U is excited to welcome: Kiaras Alvarado-Rojas, Madison Kimberlin, Meghan Lankford and Julia Napier.
Coach Jonny Kelly has been playing and coaching Fastpitch softball for many years. He brings his experience as a 10 year ASA Fastpitch player, ten years as a High School Head Coach, one year as a College Assistant Coach (hitting and fielding lead instructor) and 10 years as a travel Softball Head Coach. Coach Kelly was a former player at the local and National ASA level where he played center field.
After his own playing career, he continued his passion and love of the game by giving back to the softball community. He started coaching girl’s fastpitch in 2002 and has coached every age group including an 18U gold travel team. He continues to work with his mentors, who are recognized as some of the top coaches in the country and enable him to provide the best instruction to help female athletes achieve their goals. Coach Kelly currently serves as the Head Coach of Wakefield High School in Arlington, VA.
Coach Kelly will be joined by his daughter, Assistant Coach Krista Kelly. Krista has played Fastpitch softball since she was very young and advanced to play on elite travel teams as well as being the star catcher and then pitcher for George Mason High School. Krista has also played at the collegiate level. Krista currently serves as the Assistant Coach at Wakefield High School.
Coach Jonny Kelly